Bernadette Chirac
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Bernadette Chirac
Bernadette Thérèse Marie Chirac is a French politician and the wife of the former President Jacques Chirac. She and Chirac met while both students at the Paris Institute of Political Studies (better known as Sciences Po), and were married in France on 16 March 1956. They have two children: Laurence and Claude Chirac, and a Vietnamese foster-daughter, Anh Đào Traxel.
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Jacques et Bernadette Chirac prolongent leurs vacances à Dinard - Ouest-France
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Jacques Chirac, ce matin en balade sur la digue de l'Écluse, à Dinard. L'ancien chef de l'État se promène tous les jours en bord de mer. Le couple Chirac poursuit ses vacances à Dinard, il pourrait même les prolonger de quelques jours
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Le Festival de musique a fait vibrer près de six mille spectateurs - Ouest-France
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Au premier rang, Bernadette Chirac, l'épouse de l'ancien président, se laisse emporter par le talent du musicien. À ses côtés, son amie Maryvonne Pinault. Et non loin de là, Jean-Claude Narcy, car l'ancien présentateur du journal télévisé,
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François et Maryvonne Pinault : Chute d'un invité dans leur propriété bretonne - Pure People
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Alors que le couple, arrivé la semaine dernière sur la Côte d'Émeraude avec Jacques et Bernadette Chirac - qui logent non loin de chez eux au grand Hôtel Barrière -, recevait des amis, un invité a chuté dans l'escalier de la propriété de l'ancien
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Corrèze cultive sa singularité politique - lepopulaire.fr
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Il convient de rappeler qu'en mars dernier, la conseillère générale sortante, Bernadette Chirac, avait été réélue, à 78 ans, pour un sixième mandat, dès le 1er tour, avec le soutien de l'opposition départementale. Elle avait pour adversaires le maire
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Jacques Chirac : après Saint-Tropez, direction Dinard ! - Celemondo News
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Après avoir fait son petit effet à Saint-Tropez, où il a passé avec Bernadette Chirac 2 semaines dans la résidence de leur ami François Pinault, Jacques Chirac est arrivé mercredi soir à Dinard, toujours en compagnie de son épouse et du couple Pinault
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Anh Dao Traxel: Crise familiale chez les Chirac - Gala
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Si Jacques et Bernadette Chirac ont choisi Saint-Tropez et ses cafés selects, leur fille adoptive, Anh Dao Traxel, a, elle, préféré Toulon et elle n'a pas chômé s'adonnant pleinement à son rôle de présidente d'association. Le quotidien Var-Matin qui a
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Jacques Chirac pose et Bernadette pique une colère à Saint-Tropez - Var-Matin
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Un régime apéritif et photographique, semble-t-il, modérément apprécié par Bernadette Chirac qui ne tarde pas à venir s'entretenir avec son mari attablé avec un ami, pour l'inviter à quitter les lieux. L'ex-locataire de l'Élysée préfère prolonger la ... - -
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Jacques Chirac : Petite forme mais... bon appétit ! - Pure People
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Arrivé samedi dernier chez son ami François Pinault, accompagné de son épouse Bernadette Chirac, l'ancien président de la République française profite du temps agréable et des lieux cosy de la cité azuréenne. Mardi 9 août, celui qui avait été aperçu la
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Bernadette Chirac repart en campagne - BFMTV
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Bernadette Chirac interrompt ses vacances pour voler au secours des agriculteurs de Corrèze. L'ancienne conseillère générale du canton a profité de ce déplacement pour confirmer sa présence à la cantonale partielle en septembre
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In the Strauss-Kahn case, the unthinkable is merely French - The National
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My lunch companion sighed: "If more people acted like Bernadette Chirac, and took a philosophical view of fidelity, everyone would be a lot happier, no one would mind and government would be no worse off." Once again, elections are looming
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Monaco is Star-Struck as Prince Albert II weds Charlene Wittstock - StarsEntertainment.com
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Famous celebrities who attended their wedding included Chanel designer Karl Lagerfeld, former James Bond actor Roger Moore and former French first lady Bernadette Chirac. As well other European royals, heads of state, top models like Czech supermodel
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Galliano absence felt at Dior haute couture show - Reuters
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Bernadette Chirac, wife of former French president Jacques Chirac and a fixture at Parisian haute couture shows, told Reuters she liked a series of flowing gowns with arms like wings: "It was beautiful, the long dresses were superb
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Albert, Charlene set for Monaco religious wedding - The Associated Press
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VIP guests including Karl Lagerfeld, Roger Moore, Giorgio Armani and former French first lady Bernadette Chirac joined European royals, heads of state, top models and world-class athletes streaming up the red carpet and into the princely palace, ... -
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Cheval Blanc and Clerc Milon unveil new green wineries - decanter.com
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Among the invitees at Clerc Milon were Bernadette Chirac, the wife of former French president Jacques Chirac, politician Jack Lang, and film-maker and California winery owner Francis Ford Coppola
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Bernadette Chirac's poll victory annulled - Financial Times
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Bernadette Chirac, France's former first lady and a formidable political force in her own right, on Thursday saw her election as a local counsellor in her husband's Corrèze stronghold annulled after irregularities in the
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Bernadette Chirac (AFP) - nouvelobs.com
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Le tribunal administratif de Limoges a annulé, jeudi 23 juin, l'élection de Bernadette Chirac comme conseiller général du canton de Corrèze (Corrèze), suivant ainsi les préconisations du rapporteur public, at-on appris auprès de cette juridiction. ... - -
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€ N'ayons l'air de rien, piratons ! € - Wired (blog)
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You know that sooner or later, the eye of Hadopi will land on your poor connection to two francs in six, even if you've stashed deep in the Correze, behind the skirts of Bernadette Chirac (or receding hairline Francis Holland)
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John Lichfield: Chirac hasn't lost the flirting plot - The Independent
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Her co-stars are a comedy double act worthy of Laurel and Hardy: Jacques and Bernadette Chirac. Ms Dessus is not an actress. She is a local politician in Corrèze, in south-west France. The short clip, which is attracting tens of thousands of hits on
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Bernadette Chirac
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1995
    Age 61
    She also helped her husband's being elected in 1995 and is herself an elected official in Corrèze, the couple's home département.
    More Details Hide Details Born in Paris on 18 May 1933, Bernadette Thérèse Marie Chodron de Courcel was the daughter of Jean-Louis Chodron de Courcel (1907–1985), sales director of Emaux de Briare Inc., and Marguerite de Brondeau d'Urtières (1910–2000). She was the oldest of three children: her sister Catherine was born in 1946 and her brother Jérôme in 1948. Her family was devout Catholic and she received a strict education from her mother.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1969
    Age 35
    The Château de Bity, in Corrèze, bought by the Chiracs in 1969, was declared in part a historic monument precisely a month after they acquired it. Bernadette Chirac is the subject of a judicial inquiry. Opened in 2003 following a civil suit by the present mayor of Paris, Bertrand Delanoë (French socialist party), judge Philippe Courroye's inquiry concerns the 14 million Francs (about 700 euros per day) spent by the Chiracs on expenses for their official lodgings at the Paris city hall.
    More Details Hide Details Bernadette Chirac was born into an old aristocratic family of public servants, from the Trois-Évêchés. Her family includes military officers, goldsmiths, lawyers, diplomats and industrialists. They would become owners through marriages of factories in Gien and Briare, in the Loiret, which were famed for their porcelain and enamel mosaics. Like many old French families, Bernadette Chirac has several European royal families among her ancestors. In 1852, a decree by Napoleon III authorized the addition of Courcel, one of the family's properties, to their name. In 1867, Napoleon III made Alphonse Chodron de Courcel a hereditary baron for services rendered to the State.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1956
    Age 22
    She and Chirac met while both were students at the Paris Institute of Political Studies (better known as Sciences Po), and were married in France on 16 March 1956.
    More Details Hide Details They have two children: Laurence and Claude Chirac, and a Vietnamese foster-daughter, Anh Đào Traxel. Since 2001, Bernadette has been a leading member of the "Pièces Jaunes," a charity that aids children in French hospitals by collecting small change.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1950
    Age 16
    She ultimately started at the Paris Institute of Political Studies in 1950 where she met her future husband but did not graduate.
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  • 1945
    Age 11
    There she attended Sainte-Marie-des-Fleurs-et-des-Fruits school until the return of her father in 1945.
    More Details Hide Details The family settled in the sixth arrondissement of Paris.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1940
    Age 6
    In June 1940, she fled into exile with her mother to Lot-et-Garonne, where she attended the Sainte-Marthe school in Agen.
    More Details Hide Details From 1941 to 1943, after the occupation of the zone libre, they fled again to Gien in the Loiret.
  • 1939
    Age 5
    Her father was called into the French Army in 1939 and imprisoned in Germany during the Second World War until 1945.
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  • 1933
    Born
    Born on May 18, 1933.
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